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A new survey commissioned by ACTA finds 39% of Americans don’t know Franklin D. Roosevelt was president during World War II and 59% don’t know Theodore Roosevelt had a role in the construction of the Panama Canal. The survey is released as Ken Burns’ documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” premieres andContinue Reading >>
Students and parents need a resource that peels away reputation to find out what’s really going on in the classroom. They need facts about the academic expectations of the college they will choose. While the U.S. News & World Report rankings get much attention each year, they lack a great deal of information crucialContinue Reading >>
91% of Americans call for trustees to take the lead in reforming higher education.Continue Reading >>
A former University of California regent implores students to learn their Constitutional rights...so that they can demand universities respect them.
Even free speech zones aren't safe for speech at Penn State.
The founder of Yale's Buckley Program reflects on a rare victory for free speech.
New technology is helping online schools make sure students don't cheat.
Incentives need to change if we are...Continue Reading >>